Elections will be held for the following YPT International Board of Directors positions. The terms of office are one year, from November 1 to October 31. There is no limit to the number of consecutive terms a Board Member may serve. Candidates may run for multiple positions. If a candidate wins more than one position, then that person may choose which position he/she would prefer to serve in.

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The Chair serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization and serves as the official face of YPT-International. The Chair is responsible for administering monthly board meetings, overseeing day-to-day implementation of the international by-laws, and supervising international board positions.

Deputy Chair

The Deputy Chair assists the Chair in administering the international board, sets up monthly board meetings, conducts the subsequent year’s election process, and conducts annual report. In the absence of the Chair, the Deputy Chair acts in the official capacity of the Chair and performs all duties of that office.

Director of Administration

The Director of Administration records minutes for all monthly board meetings, oversees international awards and other major activities and keeps accurate records of the organization.

Director of Communications

The Director of Communications manages YPT-International’s social media pages, updates YPT-International’s website,and sends official YPT-International e-mails.

Director of Finance

The Director of Finance collects individual dues payments and redistributes to chapters, records and maintains accurate financial records, pays organization bills in a timely fashion, manages organization payment systems, seeks opportunities to best utilize existing financial resources, expands revenue streams, develops annual budget, and provides monthly updates to the International Board.

Director of Programs

The Director of Programs plans and oversees events in conjunction with major conferences, supports chapter programming (especially when major conferences are held near chapters), and coordinates events with the Director of Finance and the Director of Membership.

Director of Membership

The Director of Membership monitors YPT membership numbers, grants administration access to the Contact Relationship Management System (CiviCRM), sets up new chapters in database, removes duplicate membership from the membership database, and assists chapters in using CiviCRM.

Director of Chapter Development

The Director of Chapter Development communicates with local chapter leadership, holds monthly chapter calls, supports interested individuals in establishing new YPT chapters, assists chapters with day-to-day chapter management, monitors chapters with low or changing membership numbers, and serves as a liaison between chapter leadership and International Directors.

Director of Sponsorship

The Director Sponsorship solicits and maintains international sponsors, administers and keeps up-to-date sponsorship levels, and provides accurate sponsorship information to the Director of Finance for budget planning.